As the population of “elder orphans” grows, more research is needed so that we can develop effective systems of public guardianship and care.
Category: Health & Illness
There are GPS devices on the market today that will help keep tabs on someone who wanders off.
Imagine a registered nurse as your personal advocate and navigator in your health journey.
“You’re constantly strategizing and planning just to make life happen,” Caregiver Catherine Kelly
We tend to lose sight of the fact that, while the population is aging, seniors are healthier than any time in history: 85 is the new 65.
As the population ages, caregiving is also becoming a hot-button issue.
You are cordially invited to the GTA book launch where Eleanor Silverberg will describe and demonstrate how the successful practice of mindfulness was modified to accommodate people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia. This will be a fantastic book launch, don’t miss it.
Read about how family caregivers often play a key role in the delivery of health care services.
“In contrast to conventional home care programs in which care is managed and delivered by professionals or agencies on behalf of the client, in self managed programs the client takes a more active and central role both in defining needs and in determining how those needs should be met,”
The Village will be home to 78 people with dementia. Their care will be provided by 72 specially trained staff.
National Caregivers Alliance estimates that up to 70 per cent of caregivers have significant symptoms of depression.